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Giant by Edna Ferber - First Edition - 1952 - from Ayerego Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

Giant

by Edna Ferber

Condition: Near Fine Condition/Very Good


Doubleday & Company, Garden City, NY, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 447 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. General shelf wear to dust jacket, with small chips and tears along the edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Top edge gilt, faded. Light general shelf wear to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; United States; 1940s; #86182; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 47714. .
  • Bookseller: Ayerego Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 47714
  • Title: Giant
  • Author: Edna Ferber
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine Condition
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Place: Garden City, NY
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: BZDB108 NOISBN Fiction; United States; 1940s; #86182; Giant


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